SSC CGL Tier II English & Quant Strategy By SSC Toppers

Dear Students,

30 Days Plan For SSC CGL Tier-2 By Ravishankar Singh (Rank -1 SSC CGL 2015)



The excitement blended with the nervousness of the aspirants cracking SSC CGL Tier 1 2017 is in every nook and corner in order to come through CGL Tier 2. Tier 2 is mandatory for all the aspirants and will be of weightage 400 marks containing 200 questions in English section and 100 questions in Quantitative Aptitude carrying each question 2 and 1 mark in the respective section. SSC CGL is a cachet exam conducted in India and letting go the opportunity when you are cheek jowl to get your dream job will be a sheer foolishness.The CGL Tier-II exam will be conducted from 18 January 2018 to 20 January 2018.To let you all, who have selected in CGL Tier 1 2017 make the hay while the Sun Shines Adda247 is here to puts by your precious time in the most efficient way with our 30 days planned strategy.

As it is always recalled that only practice is the utilitarian factor to win any challenge, we will add on to your preparation by providing an explicit strategy for both English and Quantitative Aptitude Section. The earlier you will start your preparation, the better prepared you will be for the CGL tier-II exam and will avoid you being panic and lose the courage in the last days. There are total four papers in CGL tier-II Exam. Paper-1 (Quantitative Abilities) and Paper-2 (English Language and Comprehension) are compulsory for all candidates, but Paper-3 (Statistics), Paper-4 (General Studies Finance & Economics) are optional. Here we will cover up Paper 2 only which is the first impede before the candidates after Tier 1 and will proceed you ahead in the race.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE for SSC Tier-II Exam

Best Approach to English For SSC CGL TIER 2 By Ravishankar Singh (Rank-1 SSC CGL 2015)


(1) Most of the students find English Section as an obstacle in their competitive path, so we will begin with the English Section of SSC CGL Tier-2 2017. In English, there are three types of questions, Vocabulary questions, Grammar questions and Reading Comprehension. For grammar related questions, you should revise all the rules regarding, uses of tenses, articles, nouns, pronouns, subject-verb agreement, usage of conjunctions and prepositional phrases. Practise 5 passages daily, read the questions first then read the passage. You never know the oblivion regarding even a single rule can make your way out of the competition. Read English newspapers daily for almost half an hour, it will not only enhance your general knowledge and  vocabulary but will surely prepare you for reading comprehension part as well as this part demands a quick reading quality.

(2) Once you understand the literal and figurative meaning of the English words, it would be easier to answer correctly all the questions based on Synonyms, Antonyms, One-word substitutions, and idioms/phrases. The only trick is to have a stern revise on daily basis. Do it in any part of the day when you find yourself active. We have provided The Hindu Newspaper Editorial vocabulary, read all these words daily just 30 min. and you will cover more than 100 words and  you are surely going to find these words in the exam. For one word substitutions and idioms and phrases, we have provided all important and previous years questions in pdfs and quiz form. You can answer correctly after solving these quizzes on Adda247 App.

(3) SSC always repeats questions in all sections including English section of SSC CGL Tier-II. So, only solving previous years papers can make the task easy. If you utilize these 30 days for studies, revision, and practice, with the previous learning you can easily score 150+ marks in SSC CGL Tier-II 2017. In the last 10-20 days solve as much as Mock Tests and analyze your performance with each passing day and continue revising all the rules and vocabulary until the exam day appears.


Here are the topics and number of questions asked in previous year exam of English Language Section:

S.NoTopic20122013201420152016
Number Of Questions
1
Spot the error
20-202020
2
Fill In the Blanks 
5-555
3
Synonyms 
3-333
4
Antonyms 
3-333
5
Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words
3-333
6
Idioms & Phrases
10-101010
7
One word substitution
12-121214
8
Improvement of sentences
22-222222
9
Active/Passive voice of verbs
20-202020
10
Conversion into direct/indirect narration
27-272726
11
Jumbled Paragraph 
20-202020
12
cloze passage
25-252524
13
Comprehension Passage
30-303030
Total200 Questions


QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE For SSC Tier-II Exam:


Quant Section comes with different opinions by candidates. Many of you practise a lot so it comes naturally to you, and some struggle to even comprehend the basic concepts. So, in quant, there is no fixed 'one size fits all' strategy. Open secret to come ahead of the fear in this section is only the good understanding of concepts and to apply them instantly to the question asked  which is going to be happen only after the revision of topics and tricks and then practicing the questions on them.There are many topics which are high scoring, such as trigonometry, geometry, algebra, mensuration, time and work, profit and loss, Time, speed and distance. study only these topics in detail and you will surely score maximum marks in CGL TIER 2 .

Approx. 9-10 questions are asked from number system Simplification/Number System/HCF & LCM. This topic is very important because it is the foundation for all other topics in quant section of CGL Tier-2. Don’t commit the mistake of taking this section on light note as the questions may be tricky sometimes.

Geometry and Mensuration collectively consist of 25 questions and can be called the most important section containing heavy weightage. The level of difficulty varies from easy to moderate. For Geometry, you need to remember all the important theorems, Pythagoras triplet, all the formulas of the area of a triangle, circle, rectangles, polygons, coordinate geometry etc. You have to learn Formulas like curved surface area, total surface area, and volume. All the questions will be based on these three formula
Approx 10 questions will be asked from Algebra. So solving these topics will help in scoring good marks in less time. 
Concepts of Percentage and ratio are the base to the chapters like profit & loss and Discount. For Quick solving, you must remember all fractional value up to 30 in terms of percentage. Profit and loss and discount revolve around 4 terms and that is C.P, S.P, M.P and Discount. Understand the concept of CP, SP, MP and discount given on MP and relation between them.

Inverse relation and direct relation between time speed and distance will help a lot. The concept of relative velocity will help you in solving problems of train and Boat and Stream. Gun and Bullet problem, Train accident problem, Effect of increasing/decreasing speed on time, these problems are often asked in exams.
Solve time and work question with the help of LCM method which can reduce lots of time while solving questions. The concept of alternate work, efficiency and work and wages are important points to cover.

Here are the topics and number of questions asked in previous year exam in Quantitative Aptitude Section.


S.NoTopic20122013201420152016
Number Of Questions
1
Number System/HCF/LCM
787710
2
Percentage, Average
10810910
3
Time & Work , Pipe & Cistern
66656
4
Profit & Loss , Discount
1011111010
5
Ratio, Mixture & Alligation
66447
6
Time Speed Distance , Boat & Stream Trains
45684
7
Interest (CI & SI)
44543
8
Geometry
1814151315
9
Mensuration
1115111310
10
Trigonometry , Height & Distance
9710910
11
DI
54555
12
Algebra
78101110
13
Surds & Indices , Simplification
24020
Total100 Questions


Now, Dear friends nearly 30 days are left for the CGL Tier-2 Exam, the best you could do is to start taking online exams twice in a day with the proper analysis. Analyzing mock tests are equally as important as taking mock tests. And for the rest of the time start solving previous years’ questions. Over the years, there hasn’t been any significant change in the type of questions asked by SSC. You will be able to solve the questions with a much better pace and this will surely help you boost your morale. A bit of increased focus and a pinch of smart work will serve the purpose for sure.

If you can dream it, you can definitely achieve it. Never stop giving your best as it is true that it needs the will not skill, if you are adamant enough, no barrier can stop you. 

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